Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Departing Congress Fails to Extend Jobless Benefits

The House concludes its last session of the 107th Congress after passing legislation creating a new Homeland Security Department. But lawmakers fail to extend unemployment benefits that are due to expire three days after Christmas. NPR's David Welna reports.

Copyright 2002 NPR

David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.
KUER is listener-supported public radio. Support this work by making a donation today.